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Java Test Writer 8/24/2016

Tech USA Silver Spring, MD

Company
Tech USA
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29267436
AJE Ref #
575972639
Location
Silver Spring, MD
Job Type
Regular

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JAVA TEST WRITER

_Silver Springs, MD_

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Decision Support Branch develops software tools which assist National Weather Service personnel with situational awareness, automated alerting, customer relationship management, geospatial intelligence, and other areas of decision support services. A key component of this is the Iris system, which serves as an application programming interface for use by other systems, and provides a foundational database of numerous datasets, including contacts, impacts, observations, geospatial reference datasets, and weather events. Around this database a the Java based framework which provides the API, and decoders which input data. A web client interface is also provided, which is written in Javascript and uses the Qooxdoo API. The Iris development team is a distributed workforce with team members in various locations around the United States.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking a testing developer to work on a multifaceted system which provides web services, computation, and data storage/retrieval in support of National Weather Service decision support services (DSS). This position supports the Decision Support Branch (DSB) of the Meteorological Development Laboratory (MDL) of the Office of Science, Technology and Integration (STI) of the National Weather Service (NWS). The candidate is expected to work within the core work hours of 6 AM to 6 PM Monday through Friday.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Develops Java unit tests and integration tests
* Develops Javascript unit tests using the Qooxdoo API
* Writes functional tests for GUI interfaces and services
* Develops documentation on using testing interfaces
* Develops utility programs to create test data for ingest processes.
* Interacts with other testing personnel during software release cycle
* Documents problems detected using Redmine ticketing system
* Works in a continuous integration environment using Git, Maven, and Qooxdoo
* Provides ideas as part of the development team on software improvement

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Ability to be an interactive team player as part of a remotely distributed team
* Two years of JAVA Experience
* Excellent oral and written communications skills
* Ability to work independently on the analysis of programs in preparation for test design
* Java programming experience and ability to write Java utility programs, and unit/integration tests
* Javascript programming experience, with ability to analyze programs and write Javascript tests
* Ability to design and document functional tests for complex user interfaces
* Experience working with a continuous integration environment, including Git, Maven, and Redmine
* Familiarity with Linux environment

MUST BE A US CITIZEN OR GREEN CARD HOLDER ONLY AND ABLE TO PASS GOVERNMENT BACKGROUND CHECK TO OBTAIN PUBLIC TRUST CLEARANCE

ABOUT TECH USA:

_Tech USA is a comprehensive provider of staffing and workforce solutions throughout the Infrastructure and Information Technology Industries, including Education, Healthcare, Financial, Government, Engineering, and Cyber Security. We are actively seeking candidates for contract, contract-to-hire, project support and permanent placement jobs throughout the nation. View our website to see a list of our current open positions; however, not all of our positions are listed so don't forget to submit your resume and request a consultation with one of our IT recruiting specialists to explore your opportunities further._

_At Tech USA we understand that next to your family, your career is one of the most important aspects to a happy and fulfilling life. This is why we take the time to truly understand and get to know our candidates, so we can then pair them with the right job, not just any job. As a result, Tech USA is known throughout the industry for quality, reliability and the highest satisfaction from both our clients as well as the candidates that we represent. Contact a local Tech USA representative today and learn about the many opportunities we may have available for you. Tech USA is an equal opportunity employer._